Grant Opportunities

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Check this page often for new grants and other funding opportunities.

2020 Capacity Building Small Grants 
The Last Green Valley, Inc. (TLGV) is pleased to announce a new round of capacity building grants for non-profits that are striving to advance their mission during difficult times. TLGV will provide grants up to $1,500 for equipment, services and training to improve remote communications (i.e. virtual meeting or enewsletter subscriptions, cloud-based software, website upgrades, etc.) or provide alternative means of engaging the public (i.e. video/audio equipment for virtual tours or podcasts, equipment to photograph, scan and digitize collections, etc.).

Click here for more details: https://thelastgreenvalley.org/new-2020-capacity-building-small-grant-program/

TLGV Cleanup Funds
The Last Green Valley, Inc. (TLGV) is making funding available to nonprofits and municipalities that wish to organize a cleanup event. In the last seven years, 9,404 volunteers have collected 321,899 pounds of trash from parks, rivers, and roadways throughout The Last Green Valley National Heritage Corridor thanks to the funding.  Recipients will be reimbursed up to $500 for expenses such as publicity, cleanup supplies such as trash bags and work gloves and food and refreshments for volunteers. TLGV will also help publicize your event and work with you to recruit more volunteers. Click here for details and application instructions.

Forestry Stewardship Funds for Landowners
The Last Green Valley is part of the Southern New England Heritage Forest (SNEHF), a 1.49 million-acre unfragmented forest corridor stretching along the Connecticut and Rhode Island border to the Quabbin Reservoir in Massachusetts. Bounded by more heavily urbanized areas, with more than one million nearby residents, the SNEHF has an astonishing 76% forest cover and offers one of the last viable wildlife corridors from southern to northern New England. The SNEHF is a green oasis and the last undeveloped region in the coastal sprawl from Boston to Washington, D.C.

TLGV has partnered with many organizations to bring additional funding to the region through the Regional Conservation Partnership Program of the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service. Click here for current funding opportunities.

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